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SBS go Facebook Live with Mark Humphries & pals for RADIO GHAN

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All aboard! Mark Humphries’ dulcet tones to guide viewers through 3 hours of The Ghan on Facebook Live this Sunday.

The hottest show of summer 2018, The Ghan: Australia’s Greatest Train Journey is coming in fast…or actually, quite slowly… to SBS this weekend.

From 7.30pm this Sunday night, 7 January, comedy writer and performer on SBS VICELAND’s The Feed, and avid train customer on the City Circle line of Sydney’s rail network, Mark Humphries assumes the once in a lifetime role of radio announcer aboard The Ghan.

As the Slow TV train journey chugs along on SBS television and SBS On Demand, tune in to SBS Australia Facebook Live for a special real-time event broadcast, Radio Ghan

Mark Humphries said: “Ever since I was a young boy, I’ve dreamed of travelling on The Ghan. Hard to believe that all these years later I’d get the chance to watch a video of that very train trip. Dreams really do come true.”

As the train makes its iconic journey through the red centre of Australia, Mark, along with co-hosts Karla Arnall (Triple J's Hack) and Clarke Richards (Utopia, Upper Middle Bogan) will provide a live access all areas commentary, unique expert observations on cross-state and territory train travel, informative and entertaining insights and behind the scenes titbits about life on the train.

Special celebrity guests calling in to Radio Ghan include chef Adam Liaw, YouTube star Natalie Tran, The Chaser’s Charles Firth and comedian Michele Lim, plus The Feed’s Jan Fran and Laura Murphy Oates. 

Before it’s back to work and the stresses of life return, tune in this Sunday, 7 January, 7.30pm for an all-immersive Slow TV experience aboard The Ghan.


The Ghan: Australia’s Greatest Train Journey three-hour special airs Sunday 7 January at 7.30pm on SBS, and streamed LIVE on SBS On Demand and SBS Australia Facebook with Mark Humphries’ Radio Ghan.

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